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WHUT
Jan 25, 2013 7:30am EST
the economy back on track, in particular battling years of deflation here. you can imagine really on the defensive today refuting claims of currency manipulation made by germany's leader. this came after germany's chancellor said japan's easing monetary measures could devalue the yen. the finance minister denied the accusation. >> translator: japan is pursuing bold economic measures to pull the country out of deflation, not to manipulate the currency. >> the japanese currency is trading at its weakest level in two years and seven months. he said this is a sign that excessive strength of the yen is being corrected now. economic revitalization minister also said he in tends to seek more understanding regarding japan's financial policy at the annual meeting of the world economic forum. he's taking part in the meeting from saturday. >>> meanwhile the head of the bank of japan stressed the central bank will continue promoting seamless and powerful monetary easing. the governor gave an address in tokyo on friday pep said an inflation target and mormon tear easing to achieve it are neede
FOX Business
Jan 23, 2013 1:00pm EST
hillary clinton testifying on the benghazi attack. melissa: is the economy and low beer? we have an exclusive interview with the american trucking corporation bill graves. lori: the big apple shrinking? the new trend of micro- apartments in manhattan. 250 square feet. melissa: time for stocks now as we do every 15 minutes. let's head to the floor of the new york stock exchange where nicole petallides is standing by. nicole: i saw pictures of those apartments, i would love to buy one. they actually look very cute. let's take a look at some of the earnings related names. let's start at mcdonald's. it is up about a half% here. they expect the management -- that is not great news there. you can see the up arrow. when you talk about airlines they are up about three and a 3%. good news there despite the fact that superstar did actually cripple operations for some time. despite that, they did come in with an income of 37 billion compared with 18 million year-over-year. that is why you are seeing it up over 3%. united technologies which is to the upside. hitting 52 week highs today. you
CSPAN
Jan 24, 2013 11:00pm EST
of the ongoing drought is having on the u.s. economy and food prices. plus, your e-mails, phone calls, and tweets. washington journal live at 7:00 a.m. eastern on c-span. >> one of the key themes, of course, for any exhibition on the civil wars are the abolition and e mans nation. we are fortunate that they came of age what they did. between the two of them, they make issues around e mans passion and abolition. issues around human rights and american freedom on a general nonrace specific level. ly go through every piece of include that johnson puts in the picture. i'll summarize by saying for you pay attention to the top half as well as the bottom half. what you get is a white cat in the bedroom window and dark skin black woman holding a child. there's a ladder and a fabric coming out the other. there's a way in and out without being seen. there's a rooster up here. roosters have a habit in the evening of finding a perch and calling to the hen to spend the night with them. the hen is on top of the slave quarters. if you add up of the little ins and outs and look down here at the white girl enteri
SFGTV2
Jan 22, 2013 10:30pm PST
issue that is really in people's minds is the state of the economy. how is it that we are going to be able to bring down the unemployment rate in san francisco? how is it that we can have sustainable job growth in different sectors in san francisco? how is it that our future generations -- our kids and use -- are trained so they are able to take advantage of what is emerging -- our kids and youth. weather is the health care industry and other things that might be looking rosier -- whether it is the health care industry and other things that might be looking rosier in terms of job activity. >> how will you balance the needs of your district against the needs of the city as a whole? >> -- supervisor chu: a lot of people ask that question. they ask how you can be an effective supervisor and have the city's overall interests in mind, but the thing people often lose is the fact that what is good for the city often times is good for our residents as well. if we are seeing huge economic uncertainty or recessions that are impacting, let's say, the downtown core where many of our busines
FOX News
Jan 27, 2013 8:00am PST
the economy? we have a former white house political director under president george w. bush and a former chief of staff to west virginia senator joe mansion. >> great to be here. >> eric: matt, let me start with you. how do we get here? >> well, you know, i think about the president i served, george w. bush. when he came to office, he really was concerned about trying to if i understand a way to reach across the aisle because clearly bill clinton left the presidency with high numbers. he worked with ted kennedy. he worked with democrats and signature domestic policy issues and then 9/11 happened and the wars occurred. really, the nation polarized again, right versus left. i don't think we have come out of that. obama inherited that. but he talked about bridging that and governing in a way to bring right and left together. i happening the number-1 failure of president obama is not the economy. it's his failure to find a way to bring us all together. >> eric: chris, what about that? >> well, i think it's easy to put it on president obammasm the fact is, this has been building and arguably buildi
CSPAN
Jan 26, 2013 7:00pm EST
and taxes even more, whether it is cap and trade, regulating our economy and raising the costs for every american, they are feeling emboldened right now. and if conservatives stand together, we can stop that, and stopping bad things that would harm this country, that would harm americans, is a major victory for the next two years. [applause] but the third thing we can do in the short term is we can use leverage points to plaque real progress on the fiscal and economic crisis threatening this country. the fundamental dynamic when you have divided government is that whichever side owns the default is in the stronger position. either party can stop anything. so whoever wins if nothing gets done, wins the negotiation, wins the battle. it's why on fiscal cliff we got such a lousy deal. because if nothing happened, the result was a massive tax increase on er american who pays taxes, and i think president obama was perfectly fine, he was serene to go off that cliff. why? because his substantive agenda, which he doesn't hide from, is to dramatically expand the size and power of government, and t
CBS
Jan 21, 2013 1:30pm EST
, in immigration reform and, above all, in what we have to do to invest to grow our economy and grow opportunity. >> pelley: you know, i don't think gun safety would have been at the top of the president's agenda two months ago but after newtown, of course, it has become -- >> it's impossible to turn away from it now. it's impossible. >> pelley: which leads to the question: what do you expect to see from the president in terms of resolve on this as we get farther from the tragedy itself? >> well, i think you saw in the president's announcement, i think it was last week after the vice president's series of recommendations, what the contours of his proposal will be in terms of an assault weapons ban, a limitation on access to military style clips with multiple rounds in them. i think he's shown consistently a willingness to reach out to gun owners, sports men and women and hunters to make sure their interests are respected, consistent not just with the second amendment but consistent with their reasonable interests. but i think the idea of insisting that we do what we can as a federal and as state
SFGTV2
Jan 21, 2013 6:00am PST
, and the economy. without it, things simply can't exist. woman: we have good health in this country, in part, because we have clean water. and we shouldn't forget that, and we shouldn't take it for granted. melosi: in the late 19th century, serious waterborne disease epidemics were having devastating effects. roy: but then, in the early 1900s, we began to treat our water. and since then, we've seen a rapid decline in the incidence of waterborne disease. narrator: most cities treat drinking water through filtration, chlorination, and sometimes ozonation to kill pathogens in the source supply. these are complex treatment plants that cost millions of dollars to operate, but are necessary for our wellbeing. the treatment of drinking water has been called one of the greatest public health achievements of the last century. the water infrastructure itself protects the treated water until it comes out of our taps. it's been since 1911, since we had an outbreak of cholera or typhoid in the united states. but that doesn't mean that it can't happen. it can happen. if we aren't on our guard all the time
FOX News
Jan 21, 2013 6:00am PST
. also the times are tough. the economy is sluggish. international challenges put a damper on many things. the president has a lot of work to do and a lot of battles ahead with republicans. they expect it could be significantly smaller. instead of 1.8 four years ago. they lowered the crowd estimates. originally 600 to 800,000. yesterday we were infirmed organizers think maybe closer to 500 to 700. only perhaps a quarter of the size of four years ago. of those here no less enthusiasm. bill, martha. bill: history will show you the beginning of second term, sometimes you get 250, 300,000 at the high end. carl, we'll talk to you later this morning. carl cameron on the mall. martha? martha: people who are here are very enthusiastic and excited to be part of this big day. no doubt that means very tight security here in washington as well. there will be extra air and boat patrols around the city along with checkpoints and metal detectors along the parade route. 2000 police officers from 0 states are helping with security. lined up motorcycles behind us on the parade route. more than 6,000 member
SFGTV2
Jan 22, 2013 12:00am PST
francisco so special. we keep everybody here and that allow us to recover our economy, and everything because it's so interdependent. >> so that is a difficult goal but i think we can achieve it over the long time so thank you very much for hosting us and hosting this great exhibit, and thank you very much for joining >> i am jeff idakia, and i provide legal representation to 20,000 people every year. it is our goal to ensure that we have the best legal representation possible. we started this nine years ago, to increased consciousness and awareness of the issues that affect public safety in criminal and juvenile justice reform. i am proud to say that this is the ninth summit. we take on issues like closing the california youth authority. and we in the confinement of youth -- young children in -- and the prisoner re-entry program and abolishing the death penalty. we take on three critical issues. the first panel has a riveting discussion about gangs. and reducing gang violence. on our panel are former gang members, gang intervention workers, police, public defenders, and researchers.
CNN
Jan 25, 2013 9:00am PST
economy. incredibly hosni mubarak was ousted from power. however, at this point many egyptians not happy. the people behind us are not celebrating, they're protesting. >> i understand you spoke to a number of protesters. what is the issue here? what is the problem with the new leadership? why are they out on the streets? why are they upset? >> reporter: the opposition, the protesters have many issues. maybe that's one of their obstacles. not finding one issue to unite over. they're concerned because they say they've been pushed out of the political process. they're concerned about their rights. here's what that protester had to tell us. >> everybody is protesting. what did we get since two years? nothing. nothing achieved. >> reporter: the president says be patient. this is part of the process. >> we need a sign. look at the constitution. look at the constitution. is this a constitution for all egyptians? >> reporter: he said people voted on it. >> how many voted? 15 million or 52 million? 10 million said yes and can this be possible? >> reporter: do you trust the president? >> no. >> re
Current
Jan 28, 2013 4:00pm PST
, pressure to stop iran in the program. they've taken a huge bite out of the iranian economy but their nuclear program is accelerating. by spring our prime minister said come spring, come summer by the united nations they will have enough rich uranium for a bomb. they'll take it, go under ground-- >> this spring. >> this spring. >> cenk: discuss israel have an agreement to act by spring. >> we are close in communication with the administration to figure out when it will be too late to stop iran. we believe crippling sanctions together with the military threat that sends to iran a simple thing. you will not have that bomb no matter what you do. right now they think that they're paying a high price but that they will have the bomb. but the threat of military action if they don't stop hopefully that will be enough to make them stop. we don't want a military solution. >> cenk: there are some reports that there was an explosion at their top nuclear site in iran. can you confirm whether israel was involved with that? >> i can't come firm the press reports but i can tell you that th
CNBC
Jan 21, 2013 2:00pm EST
of the american economy, as of late 2012, there have been several civil suits filed against major wall street financial firms, but not a single criminal prosecution. in this edition, we look back at the 2008 financial crisis and the failure of government regulators to prosecute those who might be criminally responsible. later, lehman brothers bankruptcy investigator anton valukas shares his findings on the collapse of the giant investment bank where no senior official has ever faced charges in the biggest bankruptcy in u.s. history. but first we begin with a nine-month 60 minutes investigation looking for wall street cases that might have prosecutorial merit. in december 2011, steve kroft reported on two such cases. we begin with a woman named eileen foster, a former senior executive at countrywide financial, one of the epicenters of the crisis. >> do you believe that there are people at countrywide who belong behind bars? >> yes. >> do you want to give me their names? >> no. >> would you give their names to a grand jury if you were asked? >> yes. >> but eileen foster has never been asked, an
NBC
Jan 26, 2013 7:00am EST
to a record high. the nasdaq and the s&p are soaring, as well. this amid positive signs about the economy, housing rebounding, and companies hiring. so is it too late if you want to jump into the stock market? find out what you should do if you've been on the sidelines until now. >>> and speaking of money, we'll tell you why you will have to spend a lot more of it if you are planning to serve chicken wings at your super bowl party next weekend. i hope you're sitting down for that. >> always got nachos. nachos are the go-to snack. >> yeah. that's what we would have at our house. >> or mac and cheese which we'll talk about later on. somebody's making mac and cheese today. >>> then we'll talk about -- just when the deadly flu season seems to be getting better now, a new concern nationwide. it's called the norovirus. what is it, how can you avoid it? we'll get to the bottom of the health threat. >>> notre dame speaking out about the manti te'o fake girlfriend scandal. what the school know, when it -- school knew, where it knew, and why the school didn't go public when it first learn good the
CSPAN
Jan 24, 2013 12:00pm EST
economies in the east and the south. now, of course, a growing world economy benefits us all, but we should be in no doubt that a new global race of nations is underway today. a race for the wealth and for the jobs of the future. the map of global influence is changing before our eyes. and these changes are already being felt by the entrepreneur in the netherlands, the worker in germany, the family in britain. so i want to speak to you today with urgency and frankness about the european union and how it does change, both to deliver prosperity and to retain the support of its peoples. but first, i want to set out the spirit in which i approach these issues. i know that the united kingdom is sometimes seen as an argumentative and rather strong-minded member of the family of european nations. and it is true that our geography has shaped our psychology. we have the character of an island nation. we are independent, forthright, passionate in defense of our sovereignty. we can no more change this british sensibility than we can train the english channel. and because of this sensibility, we come t
ABC
Jan 24, 2013 5:30pm PST
, alex. thank you. >>> and now, a ray of light in the struggling jobs economy. 12 million americans still out of work tonight. but today, we learned the number of americans seeking unemployment benefits has fallen to a five-year low. and that's the lowest since the very beginning of the recession. experts say it's a sign employers are cutting fewer jobs and soon could begin hiring at an even faster pace. >>> and on wall street, a big skid for an iconic american brand. apple tumbling 12% today. dropping on the news that the sales of those addictive gadgets, iphones and macs are not as soaring as expected. and look. since apple's high in september of last year, a virtual freefall, down 36% in 18 weeks. but even though apple was rocky, the dow held steady, closing up 46 points for the day. >>> and we move now to the crackdown on the epidemic use of prescription pain killers in america. consider this. the united states, just 4.5% of the world's population, consumes 99% of the world's hydrocodone, the opiate in vicodin. vicodin, the single most popular pain killer in this country. so, what is
PBS
Jan 25, 2013 7:30pm PST
for sure where the economy is going. we don't know if that was a temporary thing. we don't know if it was money that came in early because of the federal tax concerns and the people who are the most wealthy in california paying early. the bottom line is we don't really know what those revenues are. i think the governor wants to wait and see what they are before he starts talking about those restorations. you know what, one of the really fascinating things in this speech, the governor made a point of saying, you know, just giving money back to people only to take it away when the economy goes bad is cruel. it's not progressive. it is bad politics. it's bad for the people. it's bad governing. i'm not going to go back and do that. i think you are going to hear the governor make this time and again that we want these programs, but if it's not long-term sustainable money, we shouldn't be spending it. >> since you're talking about long-term projects, john, he still wants the water tunnels. he still wants high-speed rail. how realistic are those goals given that there's so much uncerta
FOX Business
Jan 22, 2013 9:20am EST
have a slow economy, and a dangerous escalation in our debt. and i don't think the media is doing its job because nobody is saying it. >> they were too busy gushing, that's the problem. al roker frantically waving from the sidelines and wolf blitzer frantically trying to get his attention. this isn't reporting, serious journalism or a look at the issues of the day. they were attacking george bush for the cost of his inaugural before the inauguration, they were attacking him. there's no serious coverage of this man. the media are his absolute pompon wavers in this administration, the public has to understand what they're getting from the press is exactly what president obama wants them to get. it's not true. stuart: you're flat-out dead right and we thank you very much for pointing it it out to us. we appreciate it it. >> thank you, sir. stuart: thank you, sir. time for your gold report. where are we this tuesday morning? 1690, that could be back towards 1700, we're up about three bucks today. now this, the british are at it again, sounding global warming, calling it a new ice age and
CBS
Jan 21, 2013 7:00am PST
a great deal of work to be done on the economy and a great many other things. nora o'donnell, the co-anchor of "cbs this morning" is down on the national mall and she has insight on what the president is looking to in a second term. >> that's right. on a day like this when most americans have expressed their frustration with washington, political leaders, this is day that we see hundreds of thousands of americans turn out to witness this piece of history. every second-term president since dwight eisenhower has had to deal with an opposition party in congress. that's nothing new that president obama is facing in this second term. but he's going to try and capture i think some of the magic of bipartisanship on a day like today. trying to put it in a bottle. because he really has a very ambitious agenda for his second term. we have heard him talk about it. gun safety, immigration reform. deficit reduction and those looming spending cuts that are a part of the sequestration. so that's lot before the president. but as major has noted this is a speech today that's not about specifics, but
CNBC
Jan 22, 2013 9:00am EST
by superstorm sandy. >> dupont 2013, a cautious year with the slow growth world economy. how worrisome are those comments from the economic bellwether. >> j & j exceeds estimates. the full year forecast a bit below the streets, as investors pay close attention to new ceo alex gorsky. >>> the dow component reporting fourth quarter numbers of 38 cents. that was well below estimates. verizon said the results were impacted by superstorm sandy. we're just getting details now, david, on activations on things like the iphone, 6.2 million, not too shabby. >> the problem was not necessarily activations, carl. the key is simply that margins came in even worse than had been anticipated. this, after the company already guided them down a bit at the consumer electronics show a couple of weeks back. and there, of course, you're talking about operating koose i higher than anticipated. investors may be a little concerned today when you take a look at that chart there. now, listen, to carl's point, they're adding a lot of customers. they're activating a lot of devices. we talk often about the subsidy for the app
CSPAN
Jan 22, 2013 8:00am EST
tax cuts that would've tripled our -- crippled our economy. would also called on washington not to lose sight of what remains our top priority, job growth. we called for smarter, locally targeted investments in infrastructure. we say that training and education must be expanded to build the workforce we need for a 21st century global economy. and we call for an expanded focus on ports, exports and advanced manufacturing to great more jobs in america and reduce our trade imbalance. on all of these issues we took aggressive action. our conference of mayors engage direct with the obama administration and congress through every step of fiscal cliff negotiations. at the national press club on september 15, we released a letter to vice president scott smith, our second vice president kevin johnson and i drafted, 131 of our mayors sign, calling on congress to adopt a bipartisan and balanced approach deficit reduction by incorporating spending cuts with additional revenue. we took the same message to both political conventions and to the presidential debate where mayors of both part
CNN
Jan 28, 2013 4:00pm PST
. that was way before the economy went into freefall, so he had a couple other priorities he had to deal with when he first came into office. and the third thing, erin, is that this president wants this as his legacy. and he has said that he wants it to be a priority, even during the re-electiore-election, he tt this, so he knows that now he has a debt to pay. the republicans need to do this as a necessity, and with all due respect to the congressman, this is absolutely an issue of electoral survival for the republican party. the congressman is right that this isn't the only thing that republicans need to soften up their tone on, but if this isn't something they get done for the latino community, they're not going to listen to them on anything else. >> congressman, here is my problem intellec chatually from where you're coming from. and this is a complicated issue, but i don't understand. these people are already here. you're not going to be able to pick them up and move them out. that's not practical. so if you start from that point of view, how are you ever going to get a deal? >> if i
FOX Business
Jan 25, 2013 9:20am EST
in on an all-time high. a few seconds from now we get the latest reading on another bright spot in the economy, new home sales coming, the dow is up 40 points, 14865. it is there for almost precisely 300 points away from its record all time closing high. we are on all time high watch on "varney and company" not this friday morning that may be in the very near future. it is friday. here's our friday company. liz macdonald, charles payne, on for -- where is your tie? nicole petallides on the floor of the stock exchange. i have got to go straight to you. what do we have here? i want to talk housing. what have we got? housing numbers in. up, down 7.3% month to month, down 7.3%. up until now housing has been very much a bright spot in this economy but that is new home sales, new homes down 7% month to month on a selling basis. that is what we have got. we have got news on netflix. show me netflix. it is way up again. nicole: take a look at netflix. they have added contents, gave a great outlook. stock is up 8-1/4%, new high again, new 52 week high, you remember when we, last july of 2011 when we we
KBCW
Jan 22, 2013 10:00pm PST
in the super bowl isn't just great for the fans, it's great for the new orleans economy. two weeks out, jackson square almost transformed. other projects are going on all over town. small businesses, especially local breweries are getting ready for the influx of fans and the media. >>> there was a time when the 49ers made a habit of mayoff runs and trips to the super bowl. it's been a while. the team's last super bowl trip was in 1995. almost two decades ago. the cbs 5 reporter reminds us what it was like to be a niners fan back then. >> i just loved every minute of it. >> niner fans celebrated super bowl xxix wearing glasses as big as this. actually, wearing the same glasses. they came back over 18 years. a democratic president, but one who enjoyed killing ducks and shooting weapons. they showed off the latest gear in 1995, which included advanced games. yosemite sam was big. as for the players you played it on. maybe you were typing an e-mail about the big storms. >> boy, they had a lot of rain fall in california. >> big storms and floods did a lot of damage. >> the mayor giuliani, very
NBC
Jan 25, 2013 4:00am PST
,000 for december. if that number is accurate, it would be a very good sign for the economy. and i'm sure you've seen the frenzy over subway's one-inch short controversy. sandwich lovers aren't too happy. and some filed class action lawsuits claiming the footlong is only 11 inches long. even the six inch sub doesn't measure up too. the suit says customers are owed a refund for the portion of the sandwich that they've not been receiving. subway has declined to comment on the lawsuit. a spokesman said the restaurant chain has redoubled efforts to ensure consistency in every sandwich we have. >>> straight ahead, a super size controversy surroundg the super bowl's superdome. >>> plus, what is this, is it a bird, a plane, a man? we'll tell you. you're watching "early today." >>> we have some fresh video out of south africa. wrestlers are trying to capture 1,000 crocodiles. rising floodwaters across the region forced the farm's owners to open their gates and free the c om crocs. fire broke out at a multifamily home in eastern massachusetts yesterday afternoon. firefighters from several companies he
WETA
Jan 22, 2013 6:00pm EST
for the economy in the face of the continual global crisis. thirdly, a governmental responsibility for yearning for a real peace. enhancement approved equality in network -- enhancement of equality in work, and a reduction in the price of living and the reduction in coalition housing in israel. >> benjamin netanyahu speaking there. what will a new and israeli government mean for the middle east? >> just listen to the list of priorities that we just heard from benjamin netanyahu. the last of the list was about improving economic conditions of life. the third was stopping iran from getting nuclear weapons -- the first was stopping iran from getting nuclear weapons. and the third was about a real peace. this is making the case that israel's interests come first. that is something that will cause real concern and anxiety, confronting iran, across this region. what does real peace with the palestinians mean? there is much skepticism across the middle east, even israel as well, about whether he wants to pursue a two-state solution. >> there was a higher than expected turnout, which could also shake u
ABC
Jan 25, 2013 7:00am EST
, george. >> sam's an assignment. and the new year is starting off with encouraging news on the economy. jobless numbers getting better every single week. the stock market is on a roll. it could end on a record high. that would be good for everyone's 401(k). >>> look at this. it's the x-ray of a 19-month-old with a pencil that pierced her eye and lodged in her brain. she's fine. it's amazing. it missed her important parts. there she is after. postpencil. >> the doctors did an amazing job. >>> and we are so excited to share some pictures with you. you may have heard. robin was with us on set all morning long. there i am passing the purell to her. making everything germ-free. >> it was good to see that smile all morning long. it's fantastic. >>> let's get straight to the developing story on the weather. 18 states, now under winter weather advisories for snow and ice. here's abc's ginger zee. >> good morning, guys. this is what people are waking up to in parts of tennessee. this is a hood of a car. this is all-ice. a quarter-inch of ice. i'm going to show you what's happ happening. some of
CNN
Jan 22, 2013 9:00am PST
it is election day. this is going to sound familiar. a lot of people say the economy, of course, is the biggest concern. most polls show that benjamin netanyahu, the prime minister, scoring a third term win. but conservative likud party lose seats in the parliament. atika shubert watching it from washington. give us a sense, first of all, are people interested? are they passionate? showing up at the polls? >> reporter: they are showing up at the polls. we were at three different polling stations today, saw a good turnout. predicting high voter turnout this year, about an hour ago the official number was more than 55% of eligible voters had cast their vote. and that's more than 5% since the last election. and there is expected to be a late surge with about a half hour left to go before the polls close. so, people are coming out. the question is, who are they voting for? and it's important to remember that the last poll on friday said that 15% of voters were still undecided. so there's still a few surprises, even if netanyahu is forecast to still become the next prime minister, it doesn't mean he
Current
Jan 23, 2013 4:00pm PST
for my test, but they said, we can't default. don't hold the economy hostage any more. cut spending where you want to cut spending but don't use the debt limit to do it. they realize there is no political appetite in the business world in the regular world, and in the political world to hold the economy hostage in the way that they did in 2011. >> michael, tell me how in the world they gain leverage by having the fight over the budget or the sequester instead? i don't see it. >> there is something that nobody is talking about here, which is the political leverage that boehner wants right now. i think boehner needs to reassess. i think this is a retreat. give it to the senate for a while. let's get our troops back together and figure out what is going on here and then move forward again. i do agree with some the people who say this is a surrender because i think it's a political surrender for a moment. there is always strategy within the republican party. i don't think this is the kind of situation that will just go away. it is always kicking the can down, but i think there is a political
FOX News
Jan 26, 2013 1:00pm PST
to the national debt. at $16.4 trillion the total debt is larger than our entire economy. we can't add a trillion dollars to the debt every year as we have for the past four years. a major credit rating agency has already downgraded our nation's credit once. if we don't start making real progress on spending freerms more downgrades are likely in the future. >> he went on to say the first priority in congress every year should be coming up with a spending plan. he admits it can be tough at times. but says families have to come up with a budget for their household needs and lawmakers should be able to do the same thing. >>> meanwhile president obama using his weekly address to boost support for hid nominee for top government positions. some of them have been getting push backs from capitol hill. who the president tapped to be the next secretary of defense. peter doocy has more from washington. >> president obama's nominee to become the next secretary of state. john kerry was received very well in his confirmation hearing for democrat and republican. >> i commend his nomination to you without reserv
FOX News
Jan 28, 2013 4:00pm PST
for the country, for our economy. it's the right thing to do out of fairness to the middle class. to make sure that everyone plays by the same set of rules. >> but republican senator ted cruise of texas says he has deep concerns with proposed path to citizenship. and another texas republican, congress lamar smith says by granting amnesty the senate proposal actually compounds the problem by encouraging more illegal immigration. our latest fox news poll shows 66% of americans say they do, indeed, support a pathway to citizenship for illegal immigrants. but only if they take steps like paying back taxes, learning english and passing bad ground checks. cac is -- carl cameron is is on it on capitol hill this evening. calling it amnesty. >> the last time congress took um immigration reform twice during president bush's republican administration it was derailed out of complaints about amnesty. the idea being that illegal immigrants in this country would be allowed to stay and not have to be held accountable for the law that they have broken. that is the debate that's unfolding right now. and today t
KOFY
Jan 22, 2013 9:00pm PST
. now lacking into the company that makes the planes lift um battery. >> economy may putting a damper on program l that lets solo drivers using plug in vehicle use the car pal lanes. state set aside 40,000 green stickers for plug in owners. it lets them use the high occupant lane until 2015 but so far only 9,000 stickers have been issued. that's in stark contrast to the joel sticker program that sold out its 8 85,000 stickers. clean air advocate say sales of plug in cars will pick up as the economy picks up. 1400 of these cars were sold in november alone. >>> in the mean time toyota prius has topple the honda civic from the 2 year reign as the best selling vehicle in the state. more than 60,000 people bought the prius last year. compares to just over 57,000 for the honda civic. third on the list is the toyota camry that sold 50,000 plus units. and the honda accord that sold nearly 49,000 units. >>> well with 49ers fever running awfully high now speed limit fans want to make a bold statement to show their allegiance so no doubt and they are proud to be among the faithful who wer
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